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Rural Water Supply Network
This document contains a general guide for local Rope Pump manufacture. It addresses a readership interested in this appropriate technology for water lifting who considers introducing the Rope Pump locally. Only generic features of the Rope Pump Concept are explained and hints for successful pump production are given.
Information of various sources were collected and put together as a guideline for those who are intending to start local production of Rope Pumps. Main sources were: Practica Foundation of The Netherlands, Bombas de Mecate in Nicaragua, TARATRA in Madagascar, and others.
ERPF, K. (2005) The Rope Pump Concept. , First Edition , Skat , Rural Water Supply Network , St Gallen, Switzerland
The Rope Pump Concept
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